Core Technology Infrastructure
Kenneth S. Blackney is the Associate Vice President for Core Technology Infrastructure (CTI).
This group maintains a stable level of service and also provides a consultative role to integrate the myriad technology components within the University. The result is greater economies of scale and steady, controlled progress in the areas of server support and networking.
The AVP's primary focus is on the planning and coordination of strategic projects involving network communications and server support. Duties include providing the leadership to integrate any technologies proposed by departmental and research groups into the overall campus computing and telecommunications architecture. Administrative duties include oversight of the daily operation of the group as well as pursuing externally funded projects.